Square Coffee Table Redo

Have you ever searched high and low for something and then discovered it was right in front of you all along? Amazing friends, that is exactly what happened to me! I have been on the hunt for a new coffee table since we moved in and have had no luck. Much like when I was looking for a kitchen table (See the one I ended up with HERE if you missed it.), I even went searching every furniture store in my area totally willing to pay retail if I found something I liked. Nope.  And of course I've … [Read more...]

Garage Junk Repurposed

Hello beautiful Friends! I'm back today with a fun little project. This is from a couple  of years ago. It's one of my favorite projects because something cute and functional was created out of mostly trash! I started with this: This wasn't the trash part. One of my favorite friends in the whole world saved a few things for me thinking I could reuse them in some way, and this was one of them. It became the  perfect door frame for this sweet little mini cabinet: Isn't it cute? That … [Read more...]

$5 Thrift Store Tray Makeover

Hello lovely Friends! I've got a cool little makeover to share with ya'll today! On the same trip where I found the large basket I shared a couple of weeks ago, I also picked up this tray: I rarely pass up a good tray and for $5, all this tray needed was a little TLC, so in the cart it went. The bottom looks like a cool metal, but it's actually just paper. I decided instead of trying to remove the paper to get a decent  painting surface, I would just cover it up. Enter these two … [Read more...]

Get Your DIY On: Wood Projects

Happy Sunday, Friends! Are y'all ready to see and share some awesome Wood Projects?! We can't wait to see what you have to share for this theme! I don't know about you but besides paint, wood projects are some of my very favorite. Before we get to the party, here are last month's Animal Inspired features in case you missed them: 15 Creative Animal Inspired Projects. This week we each shared our own Wood Projects .... Rustic Ikea RAST Hack with Rope Handles from Krista at The Happy … [Read more...]

10 Thrifty Reclaimed Wood Projects

Hello, amazing Friends! Today I am sharing some of my favorite thrifty makeovers! The theme for this month's Get Your DIY On challenge is "Wood", and when I think of wood, I automatically think of the stash of old fence pickets I have in my garage.  Nothing makes my heart go pitter patter like seeing a big ole pile of discarded fencing on the curb! That's free money right there! And technically I can call it "reclaimed", right? I shared this scene on my Facebook Page a couple of months … [Read more...]

How to Make a Tray from a Frame {My Best Selling Tray!}

Hey there, crafty Friends! Do you know what the top two sellers in my booth are? The first is chalkboards, hands down. A close second is trays. Buyers love things that serve a purpose. (No pun intended there ;) ) Today I'm sharing my favorite and best-selling DIY tray. I first made this tray about three years ago for a Get Your DIY On challenge and have continued to make them for my booth ever since. That original post is buried so deep in my archives, that I thought I'd share another similar … [Read more...]

Bookcase Makeover

Hey ya'll!  If you missed my big announcement on Tuesday, you can read more about it HERE. In a nutshell, I'm out shopping the World's Longest Yard Sale right now in search of great finds to help furnish a Habitat for Humanity home to surprise the new homeowners! I'm probably somewhere in Ohio right now. :) Thanks to GMC for the invite to participate in this amazing adventure!! The show must go on around here though and I've got a pretty cool update to show you today. This month's Get Your DIY … [Read more...]

Reclaimed Wood Bookcase

Hi Friends! Today I'm joining my Power Tool Girl Crew to bring you a simple project I did using power tools! I love these group challenges because they motivate me to get stuff done! This month's theme is "Summer". I wanted to do something with this little bookcase I picked up at the thrift store for $12 a couple of weeks ago: It looked like someone had some sort of electronics on the bottom shelf that needed to be vented, so two big holes had been cut out on the back. When I bought … [Read more...]

Reclaimed Wood Side Table

Welcome to day #28 in this thrifty makeover series! Can you believe it's day #28?? Where did March go? Today I'm proud to say that I eliminated yet one more thing that has been mocking me from my to-do pyramid. It started with these old decking boards I found in the woods near my house: I used some of them for the seat on this Headboard Bench I shared the other day: Farmhouse Headboard Bench And while they were fresh in my mind (and out from under a pile of junk that was on them … [Read more...]

DIY Wooden Tote Redo

Hello again! Can I tell ya'll how much I love meeting you here every day?? If only I could keep it up! If you're just joining this fun series, I'm sharing a thrifty makeover every day in March. It's madness! Today I'm sharing a do-over of a DIY wood caddy I built in the Fall. It was part of a tool challenge where we were creating Fall-themed projects. I made this cute little wooden tote from scraps and an old chair spindle: DIY Reclaimed Wood Crate It was great for decorating with a Fall … [Read more...]